The Daily Iowan

Iowa City seeks input on Burlington Street Dam recreation project

NICK HASSETT

April 29, 2013

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The Burlington Street dam has been a part of Iowa City for more than 100 years. But if the vision of one city-hired design group comes to fruition, an entirely new recreation area could replace the old dam. The city hosted an...

Turkish official wants to expand influence in Iowa and US

BRENT GRIFFITHS

April 29, 2013

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Nearly 6,000 miles from Iowa City, Turkey acts as a bridge between Europe and Asia, and it is now looking to become more of a partner with the United States. Beyond its strategic location near Iran, Syria, and Iraq, Turkey is...

Johnson County officials aim for justice-center education ahead of May 7

STACEY MURRAY

April 29, 2013

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With one week until the second vote on the proposed Johnson County justice center, officials are looking to  communicate their proposal to Johnson County voters because they say they are running out of two necessities:  alternatives...

Iowa City officials speculate housing issues could complicate diversity policy

STACEY MURRAY

April 29, 2013

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Johnson County officials have called for more discussions in regards to affordable housing following the passage of the Iowa City School District’s diversity policy. Officials on Monday discussed the need for equal opportunities...

Johnson County officials seek updated surveillance and security technology

QUENTIN MISIAG

April 29, 2013

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A number of Johnson County officials say outdated and inadequate surveillance and emergency-alert technology at county government facilities is threatening their safety and that of the Iowa City community. Board of Supervisors...

Iowa legislators propose personhood amendment

NICK HASSETT

April 29, 2013

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A proposed amendment to the Iowa Constitution drew glowing praise from one state advocacy group and condemnation from another. Senate Joint Resolution 10, filed April 25 by 21 members of the Iowa Senate, would amend the state...

Iowa City launches Downtown Ambassador Program

REBECCA MORIN

April 29, 2013

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As officials push new initiatives to aesthetically improve downtown, some in Iowa City say a new program will provide resources for visitors and residents in the area. The city of Iowa City, in collaboration with the Downtown...

Police arrest suspect from weekend stabbing in downtown Iowa City

JORDYN REILAND

April 29, 2013

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The University of Iowa student accused of stabbing two males near the intersection of Dubuque and Washington Street this past weekend was taken into custody Sunday afternoon. According to an Iowa City police news release, Western...

UI Main Library Cambus stop closed until fall

QUENTIN MISIAG

April 29, 2013

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In coordination with on-going construction to the University of Iowa Main Library, the bus stop facing the building’s east entrance will remain closed until the start of fall classes. Cambus director ‪Brian McClatchey...

Coralville New Pioneer Co-op faces fine for alleged alcohol sale to minor

BRENT GRIFFITHS

April 29, 2013

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A Coralville business will have to pay a $500 fine after a state agency backed a decision that it sold alcohol to a minor. Barring an appeal, the New Pioneer Co-op, 1101 Second St., will have to pay the fine after the Iowa Alcoholic...

UI Public Health Building receives LEED Platinum status

KRISTEN EAST

April 29, 2013

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The University of Iowa College of Public Health Building recently received a LEED Platinum certification — the UI’s first academic building to achieve platinum status. “The Platinum LEED designation recognizes the...

Iowa baseball looks to put the past behind them again

TOMMY REINKING

April 29, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Iowa baseball team has needed a short term memory often this season. After another series defeat at the hands of another Big Ten opponent, the Hawkeyes must once again leave the past behind them and search for more victories....